Theater Talk: 'Death of a Salesman' worth revisiting

Nov 14, 2014

"End Days," "The Homosexuals," and "My Life on a Diet" may be closing, but "Lombardi" just opened at 710 Main Street and one of the great American tragedies, Arthur Miller's 1949 Pulitzer Prize winning "Death of a Salesman," continues at the Irish Classical Theatre.

On the topic of Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced," now on Broadway, traces the downward spiral of a successful Muslim-American lawyer as it raises thorny questions about identity and religion. Both "Disgraced" and "Death of a Salesman" ask big questions and may make audiences uncomfortable, but isn't that what theater is supposed to do?